The Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology encourages graduates seeking training in any of its four tracks — inpatient consultation-liaison, chronic disease/behavioral medicine, pediatric substance use disorders and pediatric integrated primary care — to apply.
Visit the Texas Child Study Center website for a complete overview of the postdoc fellowship training activities, curriculum, policies, eligibility, salary, benefits and application and selection procedures.
The program looks for the following while judging applicant eligibility:
- Completed doctoral internship from an American Psychological Association–accredited internship program;
- Conferred degree from an APA/Canadian Psychological Association–accredited doctoral program in clinical, counseling or school psychology;
- Eligible for state licensure to practice psychology upon completion of a one-year, supervised clinical postdoctoral fellowship;
- Strong understanding of biopsychosocial factors affecting typical and atypical child development;
- Extensive training in evidence-based assessment and intervention practices for providing behavioral health services to children, adolescents and families;
- Experience in integrated and/or multidisciplinary patient care;
- Culturally competent and effective in working with a broad range of diverse and unique patient needs.
Application & Interview Process
A complete application includes:
- A letter of interest indicating the preferred training track, specific training goals and interests and eligibility for postdoctoral fellowship (i.e. internship completion date, dissertation status);
- Curriculum vitae;
- Three letters of reference.
The program accepts applications through Dec. 31, but interviews are scheduled on an ongoing basis.